Upper State demographics profile

StatisticUpper StateSanta BarbaraCalifornia
Population14,83290,92238,654,206
Population density (sq mi)1,9364,665232
Median age49.337.836.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%41%46%
Speak Englishn/a63%56%
Speak Spanishn/a29%29%
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  • The population density in Upper State is 59% lower than Santa Barbara.
  • The median age in Upper State is 30% higher than Santa Barbara.
  • In Upper State 86.33% of the population is White.
  • In Upper State 0.58% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Upper State 3.97% of the population is Asian.

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Upper State population breakdown by race

RaceUpper StateSanta BarbaraCalifornia
White86.33%77.52%61.26%
Black or African American0.58%1.53%5.85%
Asian3.97%3.77%13.85%
American Indian1.70%0.74%0.74%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.15%0.39%
Mixed race2.48%3.62%4.62%
Other race4.93%12.67%13.28%
In Upper State, 38.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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